Sacramento State's Theater Department celebrates its 50th anniversary with the opening production of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible." It was the first play staged by the department in 1956. Cast members perform a scene live in our studio. Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft tells you about his new book, "Never Again: Securing America and Restoring Justice." As the housing market cools, home owners are trying different ways of selling their homes. Are auctions a viable... Topics: The Crucible, Arthur Miller, John Ashcroft, home auctions, KXJZ, Insight
Filmmaker Ken Burns fills you in on his next PBS documentary. It's about World War II and includes interviews with many Sacramentans. You can hear Ken Burns speak as part of the Sacramento Speakers Series at 8 p.m. April 24, 2007, at the Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sacramento. Information: (866) 773-2535. Some researchers feel existing patents must be broken if key stem cell research is to flourish. You'll learn about the challenges of patenting things that live and change from local... Topics: Ken Burns, documentary, World War II, stem cell research, patent, evolution, snakes, KXJZ,...
Tape of "Passive Smoking: Health Effects, Policy Development and Community Activism" at the 9th Annual National Preventive Medicine Conference, "Linking Science, Policy and Practice." Tape includes moderator's introduction and presentation by James Repace on the medical effects of secondhand smoke and Tom Fileti's remarks. Topics: tobacco, cigarette, secondhand smoke, airplane, regulation, legislation, international trade,...
Message aimed at recruiting members for TAN, the Tobacco Action Network, a volunteer-based organization devoted to lobbying local and state legislators to preserve the right to freedom of choice and against smoking restrictions. Topics: tobacco, cigarette, legal right, government, anti-smoking advocacy, regulation, public place, local...
Actuality of the Women Take Back the Night march held in Los Angeles on April 19, 1980. Contains a speech by feminist activist Andrea Dworkin (1946-1995), the Los Angeles Women's Chorus and the Great American Yankee Freedom Band of Los Angeles perform, interviews with participants and actualities from the crowd. Source: KPFK
University of Winnipeg Global College Human Rights and Social Justice Conference February 23-25, 2007 --- February 24, 2007 Monia Moziqh Introduction - Janet Stewart (CBC) Topic: human rights, social justice
Robert Fantina discusses the courage of those who desert the military, including some 20,000 in the United States during the "global war on terra." Fantina is the author ofDesertion and the American Soldier,Look Not Unto the Morrow, andEmpire, Racism, and Genocide: A History of U.S. Foreign Policy.He discusses all of these books on the program. Topics: war, peace, desertion, awol, conscientious objector, resister, robert fantina, david swanson
Stephen M. Kohn of the National Whistleblowers Center says that for national security whistleblowers, Obama's presidency has been "a disaster." Kohn, the author of eight books on whistleblower law, represents Sibel Edmonds, an FBI whistleblower and the author of the just-released Classified Woman. Edmonds submitted her book to the FBI for censorship, and the FBI failed to identify anything that she could not print, but also refused to approve of the book. Edmonds, however, has gone... Topics: Stephen Kohn, David Swanson, Sibel Edmonds, Whistleblowers
Talk Nation Radio for May 19, 2011 Talk Nation Radio:Paul Blanch part 2, US Nuclear Power Plant Safety Issues TRT:29:01 Produced by Dori Smith, Storrs, Connecticut Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org We continue our conversation with nuclear expert and whistle blower, Paul Blanch, about symptoms of decay within Americaâs nuclear industry. They said theyâd learn from the Fukushima Daiichi nightmare. But according to Paul Blanch the underground coolant... Topics: Paul Blanch, U.S. nuclear plants, leaks, tritium, lack of adequate testing, lack of adequate plans...
Is a sales tax the best way to raise money for a new downtown arena? Today on Insight, we continue our series, "Arena: Yes or No," with a look at the legality of Measures Q and R. Experts tell you whether a simple majority will stand up in court and whether the burden of responsibility for a new arena should extend beyond Sacramento County. Mary Youngblood won a 2003 GRAMMY for Best Native American Music Album with her CD "Beneath the Raven Moon." Her latest CD is... Topics: Sacramento arena, Measures Q & R, Mary Youngblood, KXJZ, Insight
Tim McGovern discusses the range of techniques, including torture, used in the Western Hemisphere by counterinsurgency groups such as the Green Berets and Latin American military and police forces. McGovern and a series of guests illustrate how US taxpayer money helps fund groups such as the Agency of International Development who employ these techniques, and examines the practice of torture and wrongful detainment of political activists in Latin American and Third World countries. Features... Source: KPFK
Taylor Mead and Tom Hompertz interviewed by Claire Clouzot, 1968. Cast members discuss Andy Warhol's film Lonesome Cowboys. Also present were Bruce Haines from Warhol's Bike-boy and poet Lee Meyerzov. (36 min.) BB5201 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: warhol, clouzot, meyerzove, mckittrich, haines, film, pacifica, mead, hompertz
Series Title: People's Park anniversary Description: On May 28, 1969, two weeks after the first street fighting in connection with People's Park, there was an all-day teach-in entitled "The Politics of Ecology" at Lower Sproul Plaza on the University of California, Berkeley campus, which was broadcast live on KPFA. Speakers addressed themselves to various aspects of the Park - urban planning, ecology, politics. There was a poster series about ecology presented by Ecology Action, and... Topics: californialightandsound, Protests, demonstrations, vigils--Berkeley (Calif.), City... Source: 2 Tapes of 2 : 1/4 inch audio tape
University of Winnipeg Global College Human Rights and Social Justice Conference February 23-25, 2007 --- February 23, 2007 Judith Dueck Walther Lichem Ben Peterson Topic: human rights, social justice, technology
Several related bills propose to place limitations on California's teen drivers. Should teen drivers be banned from using cell phones while driving, be off the roads by 11:00 pm, and display a 'young driver' placard? Or is this simply a case of 'teen-profiling,' as many younger drivers claim? Experts join host Jeffrey Callison to figure out what restrictions should appropriately be placed on teen drivers. Three-time Nobel Peace Prize Nominee and founder of Voices in the Wilderness, Kathy Kelly,... Topics: Teen drivers, Kathy Kelly, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
Conference call between the lawyers for R. J. Reynolds and Mike Salisbury, creator of the Joe Camel cartoon character, discussing the possibility of his deposition in the Federal Trade Commission Joe Camel Case. Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advertising, marketing, tobacco industry lawyer, tobacco industry law firm,...
University of Winnipeg Global College Human Rights and Social Justice Conference February 23-25, 2007 --- February 24, 2007 Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan Ellen Gabriel Koloshade Donna Carriero (moderator) Topic: human rights, social justice
The threat of a terrorist attack in our region is taken seriously by government and emergency response teams, but how well are we prepared? Host Jeffrey Callison speaks with local officials and other experts to find out. The 2005 NCAA Track & Field Championships are coming to Sacramento next week. Jeffrey previews the event with an organizer and an athlete. Topics: Terrorism Preparedness, NCAA Championships, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
Actuality of testimony from Kingman Brewster; Henry Mayer; Sam Brown; Price Cobbs; and Huey Newton, Black Panther Party co-founder, before the Presidential Committee on the Causes and Prevention of Violence.BROADCAST: WBAI, 2 Dec. 1968. PART 1 of 2 (75 min.) BB3209A Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: pacifica, panther, black, black panther, newton, violence, revolution
Actuality of testimony from Kingman Brewster; Henry Mayer; Sam Brown; Price Cobbs; and Huey Newton, Black Panther Party co-founder, before the Presidential Committee on the Causes and Prevention of Violence. BROADCAST: WBAI, 2 Dec. 1968. Part 2 of 2. BB3209b Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: pacifica, panther, black, black panther, newton, violence, revolution
THE WHOLE WORLD IS WATCHING produced by Helen Mickiewicz. Dale Minor covering the Tet offensive; Martin Luther King's speeches; Robert Kennedy's last speech and assassination; and fighting in Vietnam. BROADCAST: KPFA, March 1979. SERIES: KPFA thirty year retrospective| 1968. AZ0265 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: tet, vietnam, pacifica, mickiewicz, minor
Panel discussion entitled "The 1975 Art World: The Women in It", held at New York University's Loeb Student Center in conjunction with the Fine Arts Museum of the Women's Interart Center as part of a series of special events to salute "1975: Women and Art", on Wednesday, May 7th, 1975 at 7pm. Discussion is moderated by artist Alice Baber and the panel includes Howardena Pindell, artist and curator of prints at Museum of Modern Art; Isabel Bishop, artist; Mary Garrard, art... Source: WBAI
Second part of a panel discussion entitled "The 1975 Art World: The Women in It", held at New York University's Loeb Student Center in conjunction with the Fine Arts Museum of the Women's Interart Center as part of a series of special events to salute "1975: Women and Art", on Wednesday, May 7th, 1975 at 7pm. Discussion is moderated by artist Alice Baber and the panel includes Howardena Pindell, artist and curator of prints at Museum of Modern Art; Isabel Bishop, artist;... Source: WBAI
Recording of the Aeolian Chamber Players' tenth anniversary concert at WBAI's Free Music Store on January 15th, 1972. The Aeolian Chamber Players specialize in contemporary classical music and have been the resident ensemble at Bowdoin College in Maine since 1964. The Aeolian Chamber Players consist of Lewis Kaplan, violinist; Erich Graf, flautist; Jerry Grossman, cello; Richard Wasley, clarinet; and Walter Ponce, piano. Part 1 of this recording features performances of Contra mortem et tempus... Topics: Graf, Erich, Kaplan, Lewis, MUSIC, Chamber music ensembles, The Aeolian Chamber Players
Recording of the Aeolian Chamber Players' tenth anniversary concert at WBAI's Free Music Store on January 15th, 1972. The Aeolian Chamber Players specialize in contemporary classical music and have been the resident ensemble at Bowdoin College in Maine since 1964. Lewis Kaplan, violinist and Erich Graf, flautist, are interviewed by WBAI's Barbara Oka. Other performers include Jerry Grossman, cello; Richard Wasley, clarinet; and Walter Ponce, piano. Part 2 of this recording contains performances... Topics: Graf, Erich, Kaplan, Lewis, MUSIC, Chamber music ensembles, The Aeolian Chamber Players
Mike Alcalay and Amy Goodman host coverage of the 6th International AIDS Summit at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. VP George Bush on mandatory testing. Stockholm clip: PM Carlsson at 4th conference. Clip of ACT UP at Montreal. Kenneth Kaunda, Zambian president. Hans-Paul Verhoef. Restrictions on immigration in suspected HIV cases. Chris Sandoval, activist and community liaison for the AIDS office of the SF Dept. of Public Health. Fran Jefferson (SEIU). Reggie Williams, head of AIDS chapter... Topics: Sandoval, Chris., Binder, Matt., Jefferson, Fran., Williams, Reggie., Krim, Mathilde., Kramer,...
Jeanne Siegal interviews artist Roy Lichtenstein who was an abstract expressionist for many years, then was later labeled as a pop artist. He adopted the calligraphic comic strip style and historic benday dots ordinarily identified with advertising. Lichtenstein, who is both a painter and sculptor, discusses his work and views on recent developments in art. Source: WBAI
The Assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy. Recorded at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, 4 June 1968. Actuality of day of the assassination at Kennedy's campaign headquarters: Jesse Unruh's speech, Kennedy's speech, the shooting, eyewitness accounts. 56minutes. BB4511 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: assassination, president, kennedy, senator, pacifica
A translation of the last speech by Yitzhak Rabin is played. Amy Goodman gives details on assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. Saturday night Rabin was shot twice by a 25 year old, right-wing, Jewish law student, Yigal Amir. Goodman and Bernard White discuss the issues that the assassination brings up. Goodman summarizes and reads news stories from Middle Eastern newspapers. President Clinton eulogizes Rabin. Some Arabs and Muslim clerics are saying that this assassination is justice. The papers... Topics: Yitzhak Rabin, Yigal Amir, Noam Chomsky, Israel and Palestine
The recording is of a benefit concert for the Sunset Hall retirement home in Los Angeles, which provides housing for senior citizens who have dedicated their lives to social action movements. The host provides a brief history and purpose of Sunset Hall. Ross Altman begins by singing "The Ballad of Sunset Hall". Pete Seeger sings "Abiyoyo", "We Shall Not Be Moved", "Stay on Freedom", "Soon Mama", "My Whole World", "Viva La Quince... Source: KPFK
Improvisational comedy duo Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara perform as The Barretts of Bleecker Street in the WBAI studio. BROADCAST: WBAI October 1962 and 4 Apr. 1966 and KPFA November 1962 and January 1963. Source: WBAI
Series Title: People's Park anniversary Description: On May 30, 1969 there was a massive, peaceful march through Berkeley in which people from all over California and from other states as well participated to show their support for the user-developed People's Park. This program examines the last two weeks of May 1969 and asks "Why did it happen?"and "Where are we one year later?". This episode, the last of eight in the series, features much of the same archival audio footage... Topics: californialightandsound, Student movements--Berkeley (Calif.), Protests, demonstrations,... Source: 2 Tapes of 2 : 1/4 inch audio tape
Series Title: People's Park anniversary Description: A documentary of Bloody Thursday, May 15, 1969, in Berkeley when the University of California built a fence around a plot of land it owned which had been changed from a muddy lot to a People's Park by members of the community. Students and other supporters of the user-developed park demonstrated on campus and Telegraph Avenue to protest the University's actions. Police were called to disperse the demonstrators and shotguns, as well as tear... Topics: californialightandsound, Protests, demonstrations, vigils--Berkeley (Calif.), Police--Berkeley... Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/4 inch audio tape
Description: The small suburb of Isla Vista that borders the University of California, Santa Barbara was the site of a significant anti-Vietnam War protest in early 1970. This is a description of the Santa Barbara demonstration as seen by Michel Barton, who was in Isla Vista where the Bank of America branch was burned. Mr. Barton addresses to a thousand persons gathered in Berkeley's Provo Park on Friday evening, March 6th, 1970, organized by the Santa Barbara Support Committee. Drums are... Topics: californialightandsound, Protests, demonstrations, vigils--Santa Barbara, Vietnam War,... Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/4 inch audio tap
This week we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the last few months, including: * janitors spin the Wheel of Misfortune at the SouthSide Works * in Homewood and Garfield, the Pittsburgh police are criticized for car chases that result in multiple deaths and injuries * a local nonprofit sends help to the Caribbean * as the national spotlight was on Pittsburgh for this year's All Star Game, locals put the spotlight on the city's treatment of homeless, as well as the... Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Janitors, Pittsburgh, Caribbean, Global Links, All Star Game, baseball, homeless,...
Welcome to the Best of Rustbelt Radio, the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center's weekly review of news from the grassroots; news overlooked by the corporate media. This week, we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the Fall of 2006 including... * A Proposed Casino for the Hill District faces opposition * the legal struggle over Hazleton, Pennsylvania's trendsetting anti-immigrant legislation * Veterans of the war in Iraq visit Pittsburgh on the Uprise Counter Recruitment... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, casinos, Hazelton, immigration, Iraq, veterans, affirmative action,...
Welcome to this week's edition of Rustbelt Radio, the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center's weekly review of the news from the grassroots, news overlooked by the corporate media. This week, we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the Fall of 2007 including... * locals take to the street in actions to oppose the war, and in support of the Jena 6 * the Word on the Street from October 8th - Pittsburghers' thoughts on Columbus Day * an update on the Coalition of Immokalee... Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, schools, war, Iraq, recruiting, Jena 6, protest, Columbus Day,...
This week, we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the Winter and Spring of 2007 including... * Community activists speak out against violence * The movement for immigrants' rights * Wolves come off the endangered species list * Pittsburghers rally for action on climate change * A public hearing with the FCC and the fight against corporate media consolidation * and more highlights from the past few months of Rustbelt Radio Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, violence, immigration, immigrants' rights, Wolves, environment, New...
This week's show falls during WRCT's random schedule, so we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the last few months, including: * a remix of Rustbelt Radio's sound collage from the post-super bowl riots * our own Andalusia Knoll reports from South America at the inauguration of the first indigenous president of Bolivia * the ACLU has uncovered government spying on local peace groups, we'll hear from their legal director and responses from some of those groups * we'll... Topic: Rustbelt Radio